carboxylic acid

NOUN
  1. an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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How To Use carboxylic acid In A Sentence

  • Nitriles can be decomposed by acids or alkalis to give the corresponding carboxylic acid or they can be reduced to give primary amines.
  • CHANG, SHU-PE I, RIDGWAY, R. and RISER, G.R. (1975) Oligomeric plasticizers from crambe oil¬óderived dicarboxylic acids for poly (vinyl chloride). Chapter 5
  • This means that telomer alcohols are unlikely to degrade to carboxylic acids in city air.
  • In the production of nylon an amine reacts with a carboxylic acid.
  • Nitriles can be decomposed by acids or alkalis to give the corresponding carboxylic acid or they can be reduced to give primary amines.
  • In a chemical sense, soap is a salt made up of a carboxylic acid and an alkali like sodium of potassium.
  • The fatty acids can be converted by yeasts to long chain dicarboxylic acids providing novel building blocks for polymer industries. Scientific Blogging
  • Glutaric Acid - One of the dicarboxylic acids, glutaric acid is a by-product of amino acid metabolism. Undefined
  • Such a combination gives acid properties to a molecule and it is called a carboxylic acid group (carbon plus oxygen plus acid). The Human Brain
  • Autoclaving induced hydrolysis of the anhydride moieties to provide a surface exclusively bearing carboxylic acid groups, which are fully dissociated at the pH of the cell culture medium.
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